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Nov 7, 2012 10:00am EST
them with you. in california a big name here. pete stark. that guy's been in congress forever. he's not coming back. howard berman. he's not. joe baca, laura richardson. david rivera not getting back. and robert dold. he joind judy biggert, bobby schilling, joe a walsh. leonard boswell lost. in new hampshire republicans frank quinta and charlie bas. rounding out the list of ousted incumben incumbents, larry kissell. pennsylvania democrat mark critz and it looks like ben chandler may lose. he ran for the 25,000th time in a row against andy barr. they run against each other. ben chandler always wins. and this time maybe andy barr won. which may be bad news for mitch mcconnell. i'll explain in a minute. sarah, ben chandler without a job is a dangerous potential if you're mitch mcconnell running for re-election. >> it'll be interesting to see how the minority leader handles politics heading into his own election as you just eluded to. >> he's in a vice grip. he's got a potential primary challenge he was worried about. >> here the thing about mitch mcconnell. he is a smart political op
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am PST
to take up the prop 8ng how they rule on it it may be good for california only. it may apply nationwide. one other quick one, chuck. california defeated a proposition that would have done away with the death penalty. >> also the marijuana laws aren't there federal laws that trump state laws here? how does this work? >> well there are whether they will trump them in i think what's going to happen here is the federal government is going to turn a blind eye to the recreational use of marijuana in these states as long as people don't abuse the state law and have enormousç amounts. as a practical matter federal drug agents don't want to prosecute people for an ouncea. e spshlspecially in a state it to happen. and it's telling that several former drug agents several former people who ran dea asked the justice department to oppose these measures and it wouldn't. >> pete williams with all things ballot initiatives and the legalities of them all. thank you, sir. >>> before we run to break, i got to show you this. the markets are way down this morning. europe was driving this
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am PST
in our state delegations and across the country. i'm very proud that in california our delegation of democrats is a majority of women, not even counting our two senators, senator feinstein and senator boxer so women are empowered in california. i'm also want to acknowledge that although our numbers are great here, two of our colleagues have gone on to the senate, senator-elect tammy baldwin and we're very proud of that. [ applause ] senator-elect macy hirano, only the second woman of color to serve in the senate. that's pretty exciting and unfortunately we won't have kathy hochul and betty sutton in this next congress, but the future is soon and coming upon us and we know they will be making a great public contribution. so here we are in the past week since the election, we're still finishing up some of our campaigns, we're very proud of the success as i said yesterday and as you see here today. why is it important for us to make this statement of the strength of women in the congress of the united states? of the house democratic women? because this is where the hopes and dreams o
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
wants her to be. >> and california congress welcome karen bass also ratzed concerns about the opposition to susan rice. >> this really compromises us and makes us look ridiculous i believe internationally because as far as i'm concerned, again, this is my colleagues on the other side of the aisle that are still recovering from november 6th. the election is over. >> chip, is it fair? what's going on here with this opposition? >> well, unfortunately, i think this has a little bit to do with politics on both sides, and it's always kind of funny to watch both parties after an election when they go after the other one's nominees and go this is all politics, this is terrible, and yet when they're on the opposite side they do the same thing. senator mccain and senator graham certainly have points they'll discus during the nomination process. susan rice is not the nominee to be the next united states secretary of state. and when that process happens, i think the senate will do its job through the constitution and vet that candidate, and that's what they do. >> but this is all about the sunday ta
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
to the whole question of whether states must grant same sex marriage. that's the big california case, the prop 108 case and less certain the court will take that case, i think. those are the two biggies that we'll watch. we may or may not find out on friday whether they will take them. we'll find out friday or the following monday. >> there is also some late breaking news in just the past hour. immediate challenges after the president's health care law became law. what's this latest announcement about? >> this is one of the first challenges to the law actually filed before the supreme court rule. this was brought by liberty university, a christian college in virginia that claims the employer mandate, the individual mandate violate religious freedom. what the supreme court basically said is we're not going to address the merits of the case. we're not saying whether you're right or wrong. we're simply saying the off ramp that the federal appeals court put the case on was the wrong one. try again. it gives liberty university a chance to go back to the trial court and start all over again. the oba
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)